Average Bench: 52.1% (668th of 1255)

Based on 26,957 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000206A7, 0FABFBFF000206A7 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-2430M CPU @ 2.40GHz

Average average bench

The Intel Core i5-2430M averaged 47.8% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This isn't a great result which indicates that there are much faster alternatives on the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. Memory Latency 78.3Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 62.4Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i5-2430M is 26.1%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i5-2430M performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 155Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 156Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 26,957 samples)
Min Avg Max
55.5 Memory 78.3 89
19.4 1-Core 62.4 77.8
33.8 2-Core 105 138
53.2% 82 Pts
Min Avg Max
49.2 4-Core 152 188
50.8 8-Core 156 189
21% 154 Pts
Min Avg Max
51.4 64-Core 155 189
10.4% 155 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
Memory 86.1
1-Core 74.4
2-Core 119
60% 93.2 Pts
4-Core 183
8-Core 180
25% 182 Pts
64-Core 171
12% 171 Pts
N/A, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
Memory 84.4
1-Core 76.4
2-Core 122
60% 94.3 Pts
4-Core 188
8-Core 186
26% 187 Pts
64-Core 171
12% 171 Pts
CPU, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
Memory 84.2
1-Core 74.1
2-Core 118
59% 92.1 Pts
4-Core 176
8-Core 180
24% 178 Pts
64-Core 175
12% 175 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 2.65 GHz (avg)
Memory 82.7
1-Core 77.3
2-Core 137
62% 99.1 Pts
4-Core 186
8-Core 160
24% 173 Pts
64-Core 159
11% 159 Pts
CPU, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz
Memory 83
1-Core 52.3
2-Core 124
54% 86.4 Pts
4-Core 153
8-Core 148
21% 151 Pts
64-Core 103
7% 103 Pts
CPU, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz
Memory 83.5
1-Core 53.8
2-Core 84.5
50% 73.9 Pts
4-Core 102
8-Core 103
14% 103 Pts
64-Core 95.4
6% 95.4 Pts
N/A, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz
Memory 64.7
1-Core 19.8
2-Core 66.5
34% 50.3 Pts
4-Core 146
8-Core 145
20% 145 Pts
64-Core 157
10% 157 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 0.6 GHz (avg)
Memory 36.8
1-Core 14.4
2-Core 25.4
19% 25.5 Pts
4-Core 37.3
8-Core 36.5
5% 36.9 Pts
64-Core 37.5
2% 37.5 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 30,506,407 CPUs tested.

 Prices

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Gaming 12%
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Desktop
Desktop 47%
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Workstation
Workstation 20%
Surfboard

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EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 57% - Above average Total price: $138

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™ i5-2430M Processor (3M Cache, up to 3.00 GHz)
Code NameSandy Bridge
Launch DateQ4'11
Processor Numberi5-2430M
# of Cores2
# of Threads4
Cache3 MB SmartCache
Instruction Set64-bit
Instruction Set ExtensionsAVX
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography32 nm
Recommended PriceN/A
Clock Speed2.4 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency3 GHz
Bus Speed5 GT/s DMI
Max TDP35 W

Graphics

Processor GraphicsIntel® HD Graphics 3000
Graphics Base Frequency650 MHz
Graphics OutputeDP/DP/HDMI/SDVO/CRT
Wireless DisplayYes
# of Displays Supported2
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency1.2 GHz
Quick Sync VideoYes
InTru 3D TechYes
Clear Video HD TechYes
Intel InsiderYes
Flexible Display InterfaceYes
Macrovision License RequiredNo

Memory

Max Memory Size16 GB
Memory TypesDDR3 1066/1333
Memory Channels2
Memory Bandwidth21.3 GB/s
ECC Memory SupportedNo

Expansion Options

PCI Express Revision2.0
PCI Express Configurations1x16, 2x8, 1x8+2x4
Max # of PCI Express Lanes16

Data Protection

AES New InstructionsYes

Advanced Technologies

Virtualization Tech (VT-x)Yes
Intel 64Yes
Idle StatesYes
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep® TechYes
Thermal Monitoring TechnologiesYes
Turbo Boost Tech2.0
Hyper-Threading TechYes
Virtualization for Directed I/O (VT-d)No
VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT)Yes
Demand Based SwitchingNo
vPro TechNo
Identity Protection TechYes
Fast Memory AccessYes
Flex Memory AccessYes
My WiFi TechYes
4G WiMAX Wireless TechYes

Package

Package Size37.5mmx37.5mm (rPGA988B); 31mm x 24mm (BGA1023)
Graphics and IMC Lithography32 nm
Max CPU Configuration1
Sockets SupportedPPGA988

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
Trusted Execution TechNo
Anti-Theft TechYes

 Comments

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2 months ago.

It's a good and I like it, for VM, for gaming in 2018 still good.. I have tried it for some data mining too.


Average

22 months ago.

IT was good for it's time but it lacks a lot.


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